DHS/HOST Open Source Policy Training Seminar — Sept 24

Government Open Source Software Policy Training Seminar

conducted as part of the

Homeland Open Security Technology (HOST) program

Date: Monday, September 24, 2012

Time: 0800 – 1200

Location: SRI Conference Center

1100 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 2800 (28th floor)

Arlington, VA 22209

(Map – http://goo.gl/F9pp7)

Purpose: The purpose of the HOST Government Open Source Software Policy Training Seminar is to provide information on existing government guidance and adoption strategies for Federal Government acquisition, procurement, adoption and management of open source software resources.

Seminar Objectives:

  • Identify and explain existing government open source software policy and guidance decisions
  • Review HOST-sponsored Best Practices and Lessons Learned study regarding open source adoption within government environments
  • Review examples of government regulation (FAR/DFAR) that impact adoption decisions for open source software

Identify available open source software resources available to government adopters

Attendees: Government and private sector representatives are welcomed

  • Civilian, Defense and Private Sector Representatives
  • Acquisition, Legal and Policy Professionals
  • Program Managers

Cost: Free ($0)

Seating limited to the first 40 people to sign up

All attendees MUST PRE-REGISTER by Thursday, September 20, 2012

To register, please visit: [email protected]

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